Elizabeth  Historical  Society

Preserving history in the heart of Jo Daviess County

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  June 11, 1961

     Terrapin Ridge Manor Supper Club will be open for business Friday, according to owner Wendell Chapin.  Excavation for the spring-fed lake has been completed and will be stocked with game fish. Diners will be able to enjoy the sport of catching their dinner, if desired.

Additional attractions are to be added over a four year period, including a summer stock theater, golf driving range, and overnight accommodations.